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Nature through the Seasons

By: Adams, Richard; Hooper, Max

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1975

Seller ID: 2263102

ISBN: 0671221078

Condition: Good


Top edge of jacket very lightly rubbed, jacket faintly toned. Spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed, pages very faintly toned. 1975 Hard Cover. 108 pp. Illustrated by David A. Goddard. Describes the animals, birds, trees, and flowers that the amateur naturalist is likely to encounter in each season. View more info

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Birds of the Athenian Agora (Excavations of the Athenian Agora Picture Books, Number 22)

By: American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Price: $2.00

Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton: 1985

Seller ID: 1535011

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1985 Stapled Binding. 31 pp. A study of the various birds represented in carvings of the period found by archaeologists. Photos throughout. The Ancient Agora of Athens (aka Forum of Athens in older texts) is the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora, located to the northwest of the Acropolis and is bounded on the south by the hill of the Areopagus and on the west by the hill known as the Colonus Agoraeus. View more info

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Selected Journals and Other Writings (Penguin Nature Classics)

By: Audubon, John James; Forkner, Ben

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2195122

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Edges rubbed, pages toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. xliii, 573 pp. The fist one-volume selection of non-ornithological writings from one of America's premier naturalists and painters. Gathered here are the fruits of his [Audubon's] literary talent: journals, letters, bird biographies, a memoir of his early years, and stories of the American frontier.... His enormous efforts resulted in the finest collection of American birds ever painted by a single individu... View more info

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Audubon, Early Drawings

By: Audubon, John James; Rhodes, Richard; Edwards, Scott V.; Morris, Leslie A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208610

ISBN: 0674031024

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 2008 Large Hardcover. xxxv, 250 pp. In 1805, Jean Jacques Audubon was a twenty-year-old itinerant Frenchman of ignoble birth and indifferent education who had fled revolutionary violence in Haiti and then France to take refuge in frontier America. Ten years later, John James Audubon was an American citizen, entrepreneur, and family man whose fervent desire to “become acquainted with nature” had led him to reinvent himself... View more info

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The Birds of America

By: Audubon, John James; Vogt, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1946

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2266379

Condition: Near Fine


5th printing. Near fine in very good jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss and tears to corners, jacket spine toned, front jacket flap corners trimmed. 1946 Large Hardcover. xxvi, 435 pp. Numerous beautifully designed color plates reproduced from the elephant folio edition of Audubon's masterwork, the original printing of which is among the most valuable books ever sold.  John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologis... View more info

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The Avifauna of Micronesia, Its Origin, Evolution, and Distribution (University of Kansas Publications Museum of Natural History, Volume 3, No. 1, June 12, 1951)

By: Baker, Rollin H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Kansas: 1951

Seller ID: 2208490

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper, title page, and top page ridge; wrappers and spine lightly toned. 1951 Soft Cover. 359 pp. Volume 3, No. 1, June 12, 1951. Includes 16 figures in text. CONTENTS: Introduction; Description of Micronesia: Climate, Soils, Surface Water, Vegetation; Gazetteer of the Islands of Micronesia: Mariana Islands, Palau Islands, Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands; Ornithological Exploration in Micronesia; Check-List of the Birds of Micronesia; Discussion o... View more info

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Birds

By: Bateman, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205877

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor wear to jacket corners, remainder mark on top page ridge. 2002 Large Hardcover. 176 pp. Internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and naturalist Robert Bateman has sketched and painted bird life in every corner of the globe. And a lifetime of observing an extraordinary range of species has given him a wealth of knowledge about bird habitats, behavior, and survival skills. Now, in this unique volume, Robert Bateman's newest paintings are combined with... View more info

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Birds of the Niagara Frontier Region: An Annotated Check-List (Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Volume 22)

By: Beardslee, Clark S.; Mitchell, Harold D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263679

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by Harold D. Mitchell with inscription, To Fred and Elsie Webb with my very best wishes. No jacket, ink note on second blank. 1965 Hard Cover. xix, 478 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Ornithological History of the Region: Observers, Previous Works; Territorial Outline and Life Zones: Territory Boundaries, Life Zones and Bird Distribution, Territorial Zonal Divisions--Sub-Carolinian Zone, Typical Alleghanian Zone, Sub-Canadian Zone; Territo... View more info

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Bird Sense: What It's Like to Be a Bird

By: Birkhead, Tim

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 2012

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2195922

ISBN: 0802779662

Condition: Very Good


Light stain along bottom right edge of front board, pages lightly toned. Light stain along bottom right edge of jacket, top edge of jacket lightly rubbed. 2012 Hard Cover. xxii, 265 pp. Illustrations by Katrina van Grouw. Most people would love to be able to fly like a bird, but few of us are aware of the other sensations that make being a bird a gloriously unique experience. What is going on inside the head of a nightingale as it sings, and how does its brain improvise?... View more info

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Bishop's Wildfowl: A Collection of Etching and Oil Painting Reproductions by Richard E. Bishop

By: Bishop, Richard E.; Prestrud, Earl; Williams, Russ

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Brown & Bigelow: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2262387

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, one of an unnumbered limitation. Signed by author without inscription on half-title page. Ink gift note on half-title page ('To Harold E. Pierson, Dear Harold, Your company at our third deer hunt dinner here at 'R' House has indeed been a pleasure. Lena and Bruce E. Renard, 11/30/49'), list of guests who attended the dinner on following blank. 1948 Full-Leather. 282 pp. A collection of color and black-and-white reproductions from Richard E. Bishop's painti... View more info

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The Bird Feeder Book & Kit

By: Boswell, Thom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lark Books: 1993

Seller ID: 2271039

ISBN: 0806904607

Condition: Very Good


Includes box and bird feeder components. An excellent copy. 1993 Hard Cover. A do-it-yourself kit that includes all the components for constructing your own home bird feeder. View more info

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Traveling with the Birds: A Book on Bird Migration

By: Boulton, Rudyerd

Price: $15.00

Publisher: M. A. Donohue & Co.: 1933

Seller ID: 2274144

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1933 Large Hardcover. Explores the migration habits of many different birds. View more info

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The New Bruce Burk Game Bird Carving

By: Burk, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Winchester Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2272200

ISBN: 0832904392

Condition: Very Good


Corners lightly bumped, page ridges lightly foxed, ink gift note on front endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. xv, 383 pp. Contains simple and advanced carving projects and includes descriptions of game bird species and dimensional data to help the carver create reproductions. View more info

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Bird: The Definitive Visual Guide [Audubon]

By: Burnie, David; Hoare, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2275630

ISBN: 075663153X

Condition: Near Fine


Includes audio CD. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 2007 Large Hardcover. 512 pp. Accompanied by an audio CD containing a variety of bird calls and songs, a colorful study of the birds of the world profiles more than 1,500 avian species, photographed in their native environment and featuring information on bird behavior and characteristics, tips on prime bird-watching locations, and facts about bird anatomy, life cycles, and conservation. View more info

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The Verb 'To Bird': Sightings of an Avid Birder

By: Cashwell, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Paul Dry Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2197489

ISBN: 1589880013

Condition: Very Good


Bottom front right corner bumped, address label on front endpaper, stain to page edges. 2003 Trade Paperback. x, 273 pp. [A] delightfully literary and eclectic memoir about the manifold joys of birding…Cashwell is a storyteller. A very literate, observant, insightful storyteller.—The Bloomsbury ReviewReading this book was the next best thing to wandering in the woods with Peter Cashwell hoping to add a rufous-capped warbler to my life list. No, it was better—I coul... View more info

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Pot Luck

By: Clark, Roland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes: 1945

Seller ID: 2144272

Condition: Very Good


Boards faintly rubbed. 1945 Hard Cover. A collection of short stories revolving around duck hunting. Includes color plates by the author. View more info

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Hawks (Peterson Field Guides)

By: Clark, William S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Seller ID: 2269983

ISBN: 0395441129

Condition: Very Good


Initials on page ridge edges. 1987 Trade Paperback. Hawks and their kindred species present unique identification challenges to birders, and this introduction prepares the birder very well to tackle the task of identifying the raptors in a relatively easy and efficient manner. View more info

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City Cemeteries to Boreal Bogs: Where to Go Birding in Central New York

By: Crumb, Dorothy W.; Throckmorton, James

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Onondaga Audubon Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1534951

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Address label on front flyleaf. 1996 Large Softcover. 128 pp. CONTENTS: Cayuga County; Herkimer County; Madison County; Oneida County; Onondaga County; Oswego County; Three Areas Outside of the Oneida Lake Basin. View more info

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Songbird Carving (A Schiffer Book for Woodcarvers)

By: Daisey, Rosalyn Leach

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 1986

Seller ID: 2275629

ISBN: 0887400574

Condition: Very Good


One inch tear along bottom edge of jacket rear previously mended with tape, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink name and address and gift note on front endpaper. 1986 Large Hardcover. vi, 256 pp. Songbird Carving is a unique book that can be appreciated on two levels: first, as a step-by-step set of instructions, with exquisite photographs and hand-drawn illustrations covering techniques of carving, texturing, painting and mounting of five songbird projects; second, as a wo... View more info

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Songbird Carving, II

By: Daisey, Rosalyn Leach; Kurman, Sina Patricia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 1987

Seller ID: 2199398

ISBN: 0887401198

Condition: Good


Sticker to front paste-down endpaper, bookplate on front endpaper, pages lightly toned.Small stain to jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1987 Large Hardcover. 272 pp. Following the success of the first book about songbird carving, the authors revisit the subject with five new projects. Again, the carving techniques are exhaustively covered, illustrated with beautiful photographs and drawings. The songbirds include male and female northern cardinal, house sparrow,... View more info

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The World of Roger Tory Peterson: An Authorized Biography

By: Devlin, John C.; Naismith, Grace; Richardson, Elliot

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Optimum Publishing Company Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200496

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine slightly cocked, pages lightly toned and foxed.Jacket toned, a few small stains to jacket. 1977 Hard Cover. xxi, 266 pp. Includes section of photographs, as well as paintings & illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson. From the Foreword: Roger Tory Peterson's field guides and the other books which bear his name have instructed millions of people in the richness of the natural world. If we were to single out his most important contribution, would it be th... View more info

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Bluebirds: Their Daily Lives and How to Attract and Raise Bluebirds

By: Dew, Tina and Curtis; Layton, R.B. (Reber)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Nature Books Publishers: 1986

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197506

ISBN: 0912542063

Condition: Very Good


Signed by two of the three authors (Tina and Curtis Dew), with inscription: To Jo, Happy Bluebirding! Tina & Curtis Dew. Sticker adhesive on front cover, light wear. 1986 Trade Paperback. ix, 212 pp. Follow the authors as they take you over their bluebird trails, month by month, throughout the year. Find out what bluebirds do, and how you can attract and raise bluebirds. View more info

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The Wind Masters: The Lives of North American Birds of Prey

By: Dunne, Pete

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mariner Books: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2208561

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. Even people with little interest in birds will stop in their tracks at the sight of a hawk soaring overhead or a falcon perched on a window ledge. Birds of prey have an aura that few other creatures have. In the acclaimed Hawks in Flight, Pete Dunne showed what birds of prey look like. In The Wind Masters, he shows what it is like to be a bird of prey. He takes us inside the lives and minds of all thirty-four species of... View more info

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The American Robin: A Backyard Institution

By: Eiserer, Len

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nelson Hall: 1976

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273838

ISBN: 0882292285

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. First edition. An exceptional copy. 1976 Hard Cover. A guide to the many varieties of Robin, with a special focus on feeding and caring for the Robins in your yard. View more info

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The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys

By: Engers, Joe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275623

ISBN: 0934429758

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Light general wear. 1990 Large Hardcover. 320 pp. A huge, oversize, fully illustrated look at an American folk-art treasure, complete with hundreds of lavish full-color photographs. View more info

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The Birds and Seasons of New England

By: Flagg, Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1875

Seller ID: 2197508

Condition: Good


No jacket. Boards rubbed, hinges slightly weakened, pages foxed & toned, address label on first blank, pencil underlining. 1875 Hard Cover. vi, 457 pp. Heliotype plates. Beautiful survey of each season & various common birds of New England. View more info

Audubon, The Second Century: Connecting People with Nature

By: Flicker, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: National Audubon Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1523313

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket - pictorial cover. Ink credits on title page.No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 2002 Large Hardcover. 69 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Connecting with Nature; 2. Engaging People in Conversation; 3. Establishing a Network of Audubon Centers; 4. Building Strength Through Diversity; 5. Essential Features of an Audubon Center; 6. Putting It All Together: The 2020 Vision; Conclusion: Inspiring Future Conservation Leaders. View more info

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A Natural History of American Birds of Eastern and Central North America: Revised and Abridged with the Addition of More than One Hundred Species

By: Forbush, Edward Howe; May, John Bichard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1955

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2262772

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Lacks jacket. 1 inch superficial split to front endpaper along hinge (binding strong). 1955 Large Hardcover. xxv, [3], 553, [1] pp. A vast handbook, with birds arranged by Order & with text accompanied by 97 lush color plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Allan Brooks, and Roger Tory Peterson. This edition adds more than one hundred species, with revisions by John Bichard May. View more info

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A Guide to Birding

By: Forshaw, Joseph

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fog City Press: 2003

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2269235

ISBN: 1877019259

Condition: Very Good


Small ink mark to title page. 2003 Hard Cover. Contains information on birds, their habitat, feeding and seasonal changes. View more info

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The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker

By: Gallagher, Tim

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208566

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Hard Cover. What is it about the ivory-billed woodpecker? Why does this ghost of the southern swamps arouse such an obsessive level of passion in its devotees, who range from respected researchers to the flakiest Loch Ness monster fanatics and Elvis chasers?Since the early twentieth century, scientists have been trying their best to prove that the ivory-bill is extinct. But every time they think they've finally closed the door, th... View more info